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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Educational Films
Educational Films
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7.1M
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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
PeriscopeFilm
PeriscopeFilm
collection
5,615
ITEMS
2.1M
VIEWS
collection

eye 2.1M

Periscope Film LLC's archive is one of the largest military film collections in private hands. It includes rare training, combat, recruiting and history films made by the U.S. Government from 1914 through the mid-1980s. Subjects include the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Air Force, and civilian aviation, and conflicts from the Spanish-American War through WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Periscope Film also maintains the premiere library of WWII and Cold War U.S. Navy submarine films. Nearly...
Topics: military, veterans, world war I, world war II
A/V Geeks
A/V Geeks
collection
2,196
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
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The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 30,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V...
Topic: Moving Images
Ephemeral VHS
Ephemeral VHS
collection
625
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
collection

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Made for VHS! Uploaded by users, these video tapes are selected for general interest and apparently not having made it to DVD, therefore are ephemeral vhs, or the native vhs genre. Enjoy!  If you have a digitized VHS to add, please upload your digitized VHS to the Community VHS collection .
Topics: ephemera, vhs
The Dope Tapes
collection
432
ITEMS
531,145
VIEWS
collection

eye 531,145

This collection was recorded by Michael Aldrich from Bay Area television stations between the years of 1986 and 2006.  A fascinating "sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll" compilation, its major focus on drug-related news stories of the time is rounded out by segments on these other topics of interest to the curator. These videos were digitized from VHS tapes in 2014. Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: dope, vhs, drug war, drugs, tv news
Donated 16mm Films
collection
14
ITEMS
74,304
VIEWS
collection

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Donated by a generous patron of the Internet Archive
Topics: ephemera, educational, film, 16mm
Donated 16mm Films
by Alfred Higgins Productions
movies

eye 61,746

favorite 54

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Provides guidance for children who spend part of the day at home without adult supervision. Includes basic information about safety and emergency procedures, and suggests how "latchkey children" can manage their time and feelings.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Latchkey children
Shaping San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco
collection
357
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
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Highlights of the people's history of San Francisco are featured in these short video clips: footage from just after the 1906 Quake , views of the 1917 Ironworkers Strike , Mayor Rossi's speech during the 1934 General Strike , Harvey Milk's last words , scenes from the "White Night Riot's," and a look at a 1991 Anti-war Demonstration are just a few of the many eclectic pieces that make up this collection. Click for more informaton on the Shaping San Francisco project. Click to listen...
Topic: Moving Images
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 60,299

favorite 56

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Made in 1947, "Human Growth" was the first film about human reproduction to be approved for screenings in American public schools. The film uses a film-within-a-film technique, showing a seventh-grade class as they view and discuss an animated movie which traces human growth from conception to adulthood. Differences in male and female structural development are emphasized. A mixed group of seventh grade youngsters in a class situation view and discuss the cartoon. "Human...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Drive-In Movie Ads
Drive-In Movie Ads
collection
158
ITEMS
2M
VIEWS
collection

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Super short advertisements used during intermission at drive-in movie theaters during the 1950's and early 1960's to get people to consume junk food from the concession stand, may be viewed here. Warning: watching these ads may make you hungry!
National Film Preservation Foundation
National Film Preservation Foundation
collection
320
ITEMS
295,202
VIEWS
collection

eye 295,202

The National Film Preservation Foundation is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to help save America's film heritage. We support activities nationwide that preserve American films and improve film access for study, education, and exhibition.
Topics: preservation, library of congress
Orgone Archive
Orgone Archive
collection
450
ITEMS
43,301
VIEWS
collection

eye 43,301

The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 44,963

favorite 38

comment 0

Meth "crisis," shuttle, osteoporosis TX. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, meth, shuttle
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
movies

eye 44,324

favorite 77

comment 6

A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Schools
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 4,590

favorite 24

comment 0

This incomplete color film with opening and closing titles missing offers an educational look at breast exam procedures in a doctor’s office, as well as instructions for performing a self-exam at home (TRT: 7:56). It likely dates to the late 1950s/early 1960s as it predates the use of mammography. Modern mammography methods were developed late in the 1960s and first officially recommended by the American Cancer Society in 1976.  The first completely dedicated mammography unit was developed...
Topics: 1960s, Physical, Breast Exam, Physician Training, Breast Cancer, Detection, Medical Film, Stock...
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 1,365

favorite 3

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: VHS, Beyond 2000 - Australia 2020 Special HSV-7 28-05-90
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 192,022

favorite 341

comment 39

Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles The American Social Health Association was always experimenting with new ways to educate the public about venereal disease. They helped produce the first VD education film, "Fit to Fight", in 1918 in order to educate soldiers being shipped abroad to fight in the first World War. Although this popular TV public service announcement...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 39 reviews )
Topics: venereal disease, PSA, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies

eye 42,744

favorite 354

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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Horror films
A/V Geeks
by Tomorrow Entertainment
movies

eye 20,190

favorite 71

comment 1

Teenage Years Series Presents Marlo Thomas leading preadolescent and adolescent girls in an informal discussion about their changing bodies and emotions. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 22,641

favorite 69

comment 4

This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by Video Yesteryear
movies

eye 7,344

favorite 12

comment 3

VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount Everest Expedition,...
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
movies

eye 13,840

favorite 21

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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Tashlin, Frank
movies

eye 7,198

favorite 13

comment 0

Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies

eye 34,950

favorite 100

comment 0

An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses
Living New Deal Project
Living New Deal Project
collection
151
ITEMS
82,640
VIEWS
collection

eye 82,640

In the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people a “New Deal.” Over the decade 1933-43, a constellation of federally sponsored programs put millions of jobless Americans back to work and helped to revive a moribund economy. The result was a rich landscape of public works across the nation, often of outstanding beauty, utility and craftsmanship. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal. Hundreds of thousands of roads,...
Topic: New Deal
Ephemeral VHS
by Sirius Thinking Ltd.
movies

eye 23,725

favorite 30

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"Visit a family of special lions who live in a library where characters pop off the pages, vowels sing, and words take on lives of their own."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, reading, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Films Incorporated
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eye 3,799

favorite 38

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Examines Japanese language symbols in art, rediscovered by the painter Pierre Alechinsky. Abstract Western art is compared to Japanese art, which has been "modern" for ten centuries Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the meaning and place of the Japan.se language symbols in art and in other types of communication. Shows the work and approach of the traditional artist and the new approach of the modern young artist....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Alechinsky, Pierre, 1927-, Calligraphy, Japanese, Language
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
movies

eye 247,182

favorite 84

comment 2

Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britanica Films
movies

eye 4,877

favorite 31

comment 2

Follows a young girl's hospital experience from admittance to recovery, introducing the various hospital staff members along the way.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Child, Hospitalized, Hospitalization, Hospitals
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies

eye 39,575

favorite 85

comment 1

Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This short 1958 educational film from the American Cancer Society shows how to perform a routine pelvic examination and cytologic test for the detection of cancer of the uterus. The film opens with a woman sitting in an office of a physician. A nurse retrieves the patient from the office and takes her to an exam room. An illustration of the pelvis and cervix is used to show the development of uterine cancer. A chart shows the cure rates for the different stages of the cancer (03:30). A slide is...
Topic: Stock Footage
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 13,523

favorite 173

comment 2

Produced by the BBC
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Commercial art
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 2,323

favorite 15

comment 0

Dating to 1929 and released by Cine Art, "Uncle Si and the Sirens" is a hilarious short film that mixes the excitement of the era's most hi-tech and revolutionary technology — television — with unclothed girls. This type of "nudie cutie" film was fairly common in the era, and Cine Art specialized in releasing these kind of titles. The plot of this film is more complex than most (they typically featured artists models and zero plot). Here, a farmer named Uncle Si sits at...
Topics: Uncle Si, 1929, Nudie Cutie, Short Film, Television Base Plot, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
Educational Films
by Computer Visuals, Inc
movies

eye 5,240

favorite 81

comment 4

Investigates applications of computer-generated films for advertising. Animation is handled in block colors with hidden lines removed
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Commercial art, Advertising, Computer animation
A/V Geeks
by NASA
movies

eye 3,972

favorite 19

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Shows the first manned mission in the U.S. Apollo manned lunar landing program. Shows three astronauts living and working aboard the Apollo command module during the 11-day flight. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Apollo 7
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 11,936

favorite 14

comment 0

Future War, Jury Nullification, Astronaut History. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies

eye 16,077

favorite 86

comment 0

Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, Beauty and the beast (Choreographic work :...
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
movies

eye 10,278

favorite 26

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From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and...
Topic: Natural history
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 12,041

favorite 77

comment 0

Created by famed cameraman Burton Holmes, this short newsreel shows the "Streets of Paris" exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair "A Century of Progress" in 1933.  The risque nature of the exhibit is a bit dumbfounding to a modern audience, as it features a "nudist colony" and "live model" art class. However most of these appear to be sight gags of one kind or another. One sight that is something to behold is Sally Rand, who performs her famous fan dance...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 5,621

favorite 25

comment 0

French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,016

favorite 28

comment 0

Examines the problems of the mentally ill in America and the people who try to help them. Provides an intimate look at the Creedmore Psychiatric Center in Queens, N.Y. Shows how patients are being released into communities that are often unprepared to treat and accept them
Topics: Psychology, Mental health
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
movies

eye 6,886

favorite 22

comment 0

Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of alcoholics, Women alcoholics
The AIDS Tapes
The AIDS Tapes
collection
37
ITEMS
37,337
VIEWS
collection

eye 37,337

This collection, curated by Michael Aldrich, documents the media coverage and dissemination of health information about the AIDS epidemic. Includes local and syndicate broadcasts from Bay Area television stations starting in 1988. For additional news coverage of AIDS, please see The Dope Tapes collection . Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: AIDS, Michael Aldrich, Bay Area
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 5,314

favorite 36

comment 0

doctor.who.pirate.signal
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 8,077

favorite 15

comment 1

Panama war...Koop on legalization..crack whores...48 Hours Crystal.. HighwaySee scans of liner notes for detailed content.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies

eye 31,587

favorite 636

comment 9

John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
British Government Public Information Films
British Government Public Information Films
collection
22
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by The National Archives (UK)
collection

eye 1.1M

This small collection of public information films from the British government produced during the years 1945 to 1952 is quite entertaining. Topics include public health, travel, traffic, education, and the military. A film of the Berlin Airlift is included.
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies

eye 9,745

favorite 119

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Educational Films
by Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies

eye 15,131

favorite 7

comment 2

Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies

eye 29,444

favorite 21

comment 0

VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), Ethnology
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
movies

eye 17,424

favorite 71

comment 1

This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Carousel Films
movies

eye 2,166

favorite 19

comment 1

Mother Love SummaryTests the reactions of a large colony of newborn rhesus monkeys to a variety of unusual and inanimate mother substitutes. These experiments show that the single most important factor is body contact, holding and nestling, and that deprivation of this can cause deep emotional disturbances, even death. Uses two case histories to explore the difficulty of communicating between the generations and the change in values from the old to the new morality. Shows the conflict between a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal behavior, Psychology, Comparative
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies

eye 15,758

favorite 185

comment 0

Cameraman, James Medalia Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage Summary Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur when a girl begins her menstrual cycle. Shows, using animated illustrations, the adult female anatomy, the reproduction cycle, and how...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Ephemeral VHS
by PBS Home Video
movies

eye 51,200

favorite 42

comment 0

"....Time of Fear tells the story of the 16,000 men, women, and children who were sent to two relocation camps in southeast Arkansas - one of the poorest and racially segregated places in America...
Topics: vhs, WWII, Japanese American history, interviews, Arkansas, relocation camps, racism
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
movies

eye 53,798

favorite 260

comment 17

Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Topics: Sex Education., Physiology., Reproduction., Women.
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 39,829

favorite 81

comment 1

Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
movies

eye 5,013

favorite 21

comment 0

Portrays circus life through the eyes of Traci, an eleven-year-old girl whose grandfather owns Carson and Barnes Circus. Shows a typical day during the circus season as Traci plays, practices, performs, and catches up on schoolwork Intended audience: Kindergarten and primary grades Issued also as videorecording
Topics: Circus, Circus performers
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
movies

eye 6,826

favorite 78

comment 1

Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: gender
Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 15,364

favorite 9

comment 0

animated map showing the three days of the Great San Francisco fire of 1906 that followed the earthquake.
Topics: 1906 fire, animation, Big One
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
movies

eye 10,875

favorite 42

comment 0

A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topic: Childbirth
Educational Films
movies

eye 24,942

favorite 24

comment 0

Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies

eye 9,005

favorite 85

comment 2

The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence.
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken, Erich von), Civilization,...
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
by Michael Horowitz
movies

eye 7,944

favorite 31

comment 0

This "homemade" video of interviews and conversations with Timothy Leary and Robert Anton Wilson is from the Michael Horowitz Archive.
Topics: vhs, Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 9,483

favorite 47

comment 0

Miles Davis, Fundamentalist textbooks, Loni Hancok, Peter Lorre, Mr. Moto, Miami Vice, DMT, shizo, AIDS hemophiliacs, Jane Dornacker death, MADD, Lugosi, trailer for Marihuana Weed w/ Roots in Hell, Reagan drug law 10-27-86, Reagan random drug testing, crack, Robin Williams coke jokes, Dorothy Dandridge, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson boogie Woogie Dreams, John Wayne Camel ad, candidates drug tests (Joe Kennedy refuses), Pepe Le Moko hookah, coffin full of crack, Leary-Liddy show (Playboy 3-8-86),...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 31,572

favorite 56

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
movies

eye 6,521

favorite 40

comment 2

Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 3,640

favorite 20

comment 0

ERNIE KOVACS 5 HR VHS BOX SET
A/V Geeks
by U S Navy Dept
movies

eye 11,148

favorite 14

comment 2

Shows how to render necessary assistance in the emergency delivery of a baby. Tells how to determine when delivery is too imminent to risk transportation to a hospital and outlines procedures to follow during and immediately after delivery. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Educational Films
by Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
movies

eye 3,626

favorite 18

comment 0

Re-creates the life of Michelangelo (1475-1564), viewing the places he lived and worked. Examines his masterpieces-- "David," "Moses," the Medici monument, the "Last Judgment," and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Also includes works of da Vinci, Giotto, and Botticelli. Presented by Robert Flaherty, narrated by Fredric March, and produced by Curt Oertel. Academy Award winner.
Topics: Sculpture., Italy., Europe-History, 1492-1789., Artists., Art, Renaissance and Baroque.
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 31,658

favorite 26

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"This documentary explores the nature of prejudice in a dramatic third-grade classroom experiment conducted in a small Midwestern town, a town without ghettos, blacks, or campus unrest. It demonstrates how quickly wholesome, friendly schoolchildren can be infected with the ugly virus of discrimination that leads to frustration, broken friendships, and vicious behavior. Host and narrator is Bill Buetel of ABC News" -- accompanying synopsis.
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Topics: vhs, race relations, children's education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem.
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Topic: lawrence livermore national labs, nuclear tests, atom bomb
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En français / In French À la demande du comité d'histoire de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, se rend sur les lieux où des milliers d'hommes, de femmes et d'enfants ont perdu la vie. Il s'agit d'Orianenbourg, Auschwitz, Dachau, Ravensbruck, Belsen, Neuengamme, Struthof. Avec Jean Cayrol et l'aide de documents d'archives, il retrace le lent calvaire des déportés. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death...
Topics: Films From Prominent Directors, Prejudice and Civil Rights., World War II., Germany., French...
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Pole Position is an animated cartoon series produced by DIC Entertainment. The name Pole Position was used under license from Namco, who held the rights to the name due to the video game Pole Position. The show sought to capitalize on the popularity of the video game. However, there is very little in common between the game and the show. Pole Position ran for 13 episodes on CBS in 1984 as part of their Saturday morning children's programming line-up, and later returned in reruns for a few...
Drive-In Movie Ads
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Time to stretch your legs and get a snack. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission